Vera Brittain | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Mary Scrutton

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Vera Brittain.
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Critical Essay by Mary Scrutton

There are times when an author is injured by being persistently connected with an early best-seller. This is not one of them. Vera Brittain makes it plain in every line of [Testament of Experience], from the title onwards, that she is still the author of Testament of Youth…. Testament of Experience makes an effect of prolonged anti-climax. It is an amiable, miscellaneous sort of book, much, much too long and stuffed with dull quotations. It tells the story of her busy, distracted but on the whole satisfying life since her marriage, a life which has no particular form because it is merely a coda to her youth. It is mixed up with chatty extracts from world affairs…. There are flowers of shrewd observation here and there, but it is terrible work looking for them among the weeds. On only...

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